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, educated and worked in san francisco. * bing. she graduated from the first mfa class of the san francisco art institute in 1961. she was good friends with joan brown and jay de feo. shes what an integral part of the art scene in north beach. she was also part of the first argot lin artist's in residence program in 1967 and spent the better part of the '70s deeply devote today community arts and activism. she was part of the founding member of scrap, and she was involved with the neighborhood arts program during its insanction. -- inception. she went on to found the san francisco cultural arts center and she is the first director. i am excited to share with you i'm working with the asian american women artists association and film maker madelein limb to bring you the world of bernice bing, a documentary we're working on now about her life and work and it's going to premiere in june of 2013. thank you so much for this honor. it's long overdue. (applause) (applause) >> good evening. it's an honor to accept this award on behalf of the bernice bing estate. thank you. (applause) ♪ ♪ ♪ >>
in college at 18. and soon his binge drinking and marijuana use progressed to methamphetamine when he was 20. he didn't ask to become afflicted with the disease of addiction, but today devon is in long-term recovery from drugs and alcohol, and he is giving back to community -- particularly the recovery community -- every single day. he graduated with a master's in social work. he's working with new jersey's division of mental health and addiction services as a recovery advocate, and he's demonstrating that people who suffer with substance use disorders deserve a chance to get better and that americans living with this disease can really reach hair maximum potential -- their maximum potential just like he has. but his story isn't that unique. he's just one of 23 million americn recovery, and a part of the growing movement to lift the stigma associated with this disease. and it's because of people like devon that we've established for the first time ever in our officeg. >> but the more we'ree to bring the discussion of addictive disorders into the light of day, the more readily we can understa
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